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Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant Dover

Esplanade, Dover CT17 9FS, England
+44 1304 207740
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (89 reviews)
“mackerel pate” (24 reviews)
“dover sole” (39 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Esplanade, Dover CT17 9FS, England
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1 - 10 of 827 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The restaurant has a lovely seafront setting looking out towards the harbour and castle. I think with a few nicer tables and chairs it could be quite stunning. We came for the halibut and in our online reservation we said we wanted the halibut and...More

Thank carlat754
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely seafront setting, attentive staff, modern decor and clean. Varied menu with limited food choices for non fish eating diners. Had starters which arrived fairly quickly but waited a long time for our mains. I had crab salad with new potatoes- the salad consisted of...More

Thank Anna J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After my last review of this restaurant which was scathing to say the least, the Owner got in touch with me and apologised for the mishandling of the situation. As a result, I have been back twice in the past couple of weeks. Once with...More

1  Thank Heljaque
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a restaurant after spending the Sunday at Dover Castle. Being late afternoon, some places weren't yet open or were closed on the Sunday. Used the app to locate the Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant overlooking the harbour and we were able to...More

Thank anglo-australian
HytheBay, Owner at Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant Dover, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything we love in a restaurant! Delicious seafood, beautifully prepared and creatively served but reasonably priced. Relaxed atmosphere with views of Dover harbor. A charming server who was attentive to just the right degree. I'd absolutely recommend this restaurant to friends. Enjoy!

Thank jschiller1956
HytheBay, Owner at Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant Dover, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words, we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great and nicely presented. Views of the cliffs and Dover Castle and the sea were spectacular. Service was very slow. There were only two other parties in the restaurant, and even getting the waitstaff to take our order took an inordinate amount...More

Thank BurtHonolulu
HytheBay, Owner at Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant Dover, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, we are glad you enjoyed your meal.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten here on at least 3 occasions over the past couple of years and have always had excellent meals. The food always comes piping hot and cooked to perfection. I have sometimes been a little disappointed at the choices on the desert menu,...More

Thank MissFussyDover
HytheBay, Owner at Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant Dover, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad you have enjoyed your visits here and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here several times, the view is fantastic and overall the food is good. Sadly today the service was poor, and it looked as though there were only 2 waiting staff, one other behind the bar. Our drinks took some time to arrive and we...More

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent meal very helpful waiter, Table situated near to window with super views over herbour towards castle.

Thank Eric G
HytheBay, Owner at Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant Dover, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, we are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Twice recently eaten here, once quite a cheeky young waitress, probably pushing the boundaries of professionalism with her wit, after asking if the prawns were peeled in a dish she made me feel quite silly with her sharp reply that of course they were, imagine...More

Thank Susanlilian1
HytheBay, Owner at Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant Dover, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you. Your comments have been noted and we look forward to seeing you again.

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Andrei V
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Response from G8773ALJanet | Reviewed this property |
Open both for lunch in Dover and deal and yes I would book. If you dine in Dover try to get a window table .....also they have an outside terrace in Dover ...but that is weather dependant .hope you enjoy .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esplanade, Dover CT17 9FS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 207740
  • E-mail
Description
Delightful seafood restaurant situated on the beach at Dover. Fantastic sea views and stunning views of the harbour at night.Al fresco dining in good weather. Spacious and modern with excellent service.Local fisherman's catch used where possible and local produce sourced.Extensive fish menu with non fish and vegetarian options available.Ideal for families, business or relaxed lunch or dinner. Live music often on Saturday evening. Reasonably priced.
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